System Level Programming Languages

Systems programming languages include classic languages like C and C++ and brand new languages like Rust. This track will primarily focus on the Rust programming language and what it offers in terms of performance, reliability, and productivity. You will hear from real-life experts using Rust to power their critical applications and infrastructure in production.  

Come learn how Rust is different from C and C++ and how it empowers you to write memory-safe code through an outstanding developer experience built right into the Rust compiler. Rust also has plenty to offer developers coming from dynamic languages like Ruby, Python, and JavaScript as well. No matter what your experience with Rust, there will be plenty to learn in this track that will allow you to write safer code for your critical applications.

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Tuesday May 25 / 09:00AM EDT



Nell Shamrell-Harrington

Principal Software Engineer @Microsoft
Nell Shamrell-Harrington is a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft in the Open Source Programs Office. She is also a member of several Rust language teams and working groups, as well as the lead editor of This Week in Rust. Previously, she worked at Mozilla and Chef Software. In her spare... Read more Find Nell Shamrell-Harrington at: